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Re: List of bugs that *must* be fixed before releasing Slink

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@ualberta.ca> writes:

> I think the risk is if dpkg installs libdpkg or dpkg and then fails (disk
> space? machine failure?) before it can install the corrisponding half. 

dpkg is quite robust in the face of errors.  The old files are
restored in almost all cases.  The same risk exists for practically
all base packages.

Splitting dpkg into dpkg and libdpkg would increase the risk
considerably of course.


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